Friday, March 10, 2017
#SongkRUN2017 5K Water Run and Music Festival signals enthusiasm as Malaysia’s Ultimate Water Run
Kuala Lumpur, 9 March 2017 –After a successful debut in 2016, the SongkRUN 5K Water Run and Music Festival presented by DAIKIN & BAC will return on 26 March 2017 with a new scenic route along MAEPS Serdang, Selangor designed specifically for everyone to dash and splash their way through this fun event. Billed as Asia’s “biggest water fun run and music festival”, SongkRUN assures runners the ultimate feel good factor in the spirit of having fun splashing water to make wet and get wet! Participants will be dashing through a 5 kilometre course that ensures to complete splash from head to toe.
According to Mr Lawrence Song, General Manager of DAIKIN Malaysia Sales & Service Sdn Bhd - the Co-Sponsor of the SongkRUN, “SongkRUN is a running event that encompasses water elements which provides participants with a cooling comfort throughout the event. This aligns perfectly with our DAIKIN brand; providing all our customers a similar cooling sensation and experience through our high quality air conditioners”, he added.
This year the “water and music zones” have been re-vamped with various themes each combining a genre of music and fun. Look out for the “water fountain”, the “foam party”, the “rain shower”, the “icy tunnel” and the final station called the “fire brigade”. To top it off, after finishing the run the participants will arrive at the official SongkRUN music festival featuring well-known musicians and DJs such as ANRK, Chukiess & Whackboi plus many more.
The run organized by Six Foot Yellow Worldwide (SFY) and co-organized by FAC3 Entertainment is designed to offer Malaysians the chance to have outdoor bonding moment with friends, family and kids to experience a cross cultural fitness event.
“Compared to last year, SongkRUN this year is really unique. It lets you work up a sweat while taking in the unique sights and splash amidst friendly camaraderie,” shared Mr. Andrew Lee, Founder of the SongkRUN.”Look out for more exciting news as we reach out to other ASEAN countries this year. Watch this space!” he exuberantly added.
The event also sees another co-sponsor; Brickfields Asia College otherwise also known as BAC who together with DAIKIN is the collaborative partner of the event.
“BAC identified an opportunity in this collaboration as we believe in encouraging our students to embrace an energetic and healthy lifestyle as part of transforming yourself through education, said Mr. Raja Singham, Managing Director of BAC. “Health and Fitness is part of the BAC Experience thus enriching people’s lives. We would like to reach out to more people through SongkRUN to experience that and have fun too,” added Raja.
To join in what promises to be the event of the year, participants can register at www.songkrun.com, where they will get a choice of two race packs. The standard pack includes an official race T-shirt, waterproof pouch, wristband and a medal, while the shooter pack includes additional full-size water gun that can be reloaded at filling stations along the course and in the party zone. RM20 off Early-bird tickets are now available at all MYNEWS outlets in Klang Valley and Kuala Lumpur only.
Participants can also promote their attendance to their friends by liking and sharing the SongkRUN Facebook fanpage – www.facebook.com/songkrun.